BUDDHIST HOLIDAYS AND EVENTS 1979
October 28 Transmission of the Jeweled Precepts of a Thousand Buddhas at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas.
November 4 (15th of 9th lunar mo.) Opening of the Light, City of Ten Thousand Buddhas; Anniversary of Great Master Ch'ang Jen's Leaving Home
November 5 (16th of 9th lunar mo.) Anniversary of Venerable Master Hua's Leaving Home
November 6 (17th of 9th lunar mo.) Anniversary of Great Master Ch'ang Chih's Enlightenment
November 8 (19th of 9th lunar mo.) Anniversary of Kuan Yin Bodhisattva's Leaving Home
19 (30th of 9th lunar mo.) Birthday of Medicine Master Buddha
December 19 First of the Eleventh Lunar Month
NOW AVAILABLE FROM BTTS
FLOWER ADORNMENT SUTRA PREFACE
A bilingual publication containing the brilliant verse preface to the Avatamsaka Sutra by National Master Ch'ing Liang. The inter linear commentary by Tripitaka Master Hua elucidates the verse with a clarity based in the oral tradition of Orthodox Buddhism and directed to modern students of the Way. Available in November/December 1979.
OPEN YOUR EYES, TAKE A LOOK AT THE WORLD. The journals of Dharma Masters Heng Sure, Heng Ch'au and Heng Tao which take the reader through Southeast Asia during the 1978 tour by Sino American Buddhist Association delegates. The pace is swift, but there is time to linger on the essentials of Dharma as you read the Venerable Master's addresses to standing room only crowds who were drawn to the Orthodox Dharma like iron filings to a magnet. Also available in Chinese.
NEW YEAR PUBLICATIONS:
SUTRA, VOLUME 5. SURANGAMA SUTRA, VOLUME 3. WITH ONE HEART BOWING, VOLUME
4. FLOWER ADORNMENT SUTRA PROLOGUE, VOLUME 1, bilingual
THE HEART SUTRA AND STANDLESS VERSE COMMENTARY BY TRIPITAKA MASTER HUA with interlinear commentary as well is now available in Chinese. The English equivalent will be published in the spring of 1980.
SONG OF ENLIGHTENMENT. A verse shastra by Great Master Yung Chia and written commentary by Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua is now available in Chinese. The English equivalent will be published in Spring 1980.
PROSE AND VERSE BY TRIPITAKA MASTER HSUAN HUA A collection of writings by the Venerable Abbot of Tathagata Monastery now available in Chinese.
A Spanish version of the Amitabha Sutra complete with the Venerable Master Hua's commentary will be available from BTTS in November 1979.
WITH ONE HEART BOWING TO THE CITY OF TEN THOUSAND BUDDHAS The embodiments of vigor and models for the world, the two monks continue their pilgrimage from Los Angeles to the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas. This third volume of their journals' is moving documentation of the process of change, both internal and external, which they experience as they bow.